This qualification is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to be able to respond to first aid situations and administer first aid in the workplace.

Entry requirements: There are no specific entry requirements.
There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Ofqual Accreditation Number: 603/2387/5

Fees: £11 Registration / Certification fee £13.50 Manual fee

First Aid at Work 3-day course

This course must be at least 18 contact hours and run over a minimum of 3 days and the certificate is valid for 3 years. The ProTrainings First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) qualification (FAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that they require a fully trained first aider for their workplace.

Who can use this course?

  • Factories
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction and Building
  • Distribution
  • Forestry (see also our FAW Forestry course)
  • High-risk businesses
  • Agriculture
  • Sports
  • Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring
  • Any workplace where a higher level of training is required

Learning Objectives
1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
2. Be able to assess an incident
3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace
1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey
2. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
3. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
4. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injury
5. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scolds
6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning

Enquire Today


From time to time, icon Training, or its agents, may like to send you information and offers about its products and services. Your information will never be passed on to third parties. Would you like to receive our marketing material:

By Email*
YesNo

By Phone*
YesNo